How to move a droplet from a datacenter to another?

Posted February 12, 2014 26.3k views
Say, from NYC1 to SGP1...

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I also want to know,because I want to place my droplet in singapore instead of San Francisco~
Me too! SG is much closer than SF to the consumers of the site hosted on my current droplet.
Create a snapshot of the current droplet then transfer it to SG.

After the transfer, create a new droplet at SG with the snapshot.

I've tried that before, the transfer seems take hours to complete.
I am now following the instruction found here:

Did it work? I want to move it to SGP1